Send Files Tool

Use this tool to send files after you have placed a 50% deposit for your print order.

PDFs are reviewed 1-2 business days after submission. If you are a design client, our designers will review your materials and contact you within 3-4 business days to discuss your book's design.

Before submitting, review our checklists to make sure your cover and interior files meet the requirements:

Once your files have been reviewed, look for an email from Gorham Printing with information about next steps for your print order.

How Should I Save My Files for Print?

PDF Clients

Formatting your document as a PDF locks your layout into place, ensuring that your content is printed as exactly as you want it to. We do not accept MS Word documents or other native files in lieu of PDFs. For help converting your document, see our guide on how to make a PDF.

Print-ready cover and interior files must be submitted as:

  • PDF
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Design Clients

Include all of your book's interior content in a single document file. DOC is the default format of Microsoft Word. Most text editors, including Pages and Google Docs, also allow you to "Save As" documents as DOC files.

Manuscripts should be saved as:

  • DOC
  • RTF
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We recommend saving images at 300 Dots Per Inch (DPI) for optimal quality. Please provide original scans of your photographs. You may also purchase high-quality files from a stock photo company, such as Shutterstock or Dreamstime.

Images should be saved as:

  • JPG
  • TIF
  • PNG

Logos and other vector graphics should be saved as:

  • EPS
  • PDF
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